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Dear Wood Families,

On behalf of the entire staff at Wood Middle School, we wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season with family and loved ones. As educators, we are so proud of your children ...more

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Group Delphi, local Alameda design leader partners with Wood's MakerSpace!

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Students tinker and create!

Wood students participated in a fun afterschool program where they explored the childhood pasttime of "tinkering". Take a look at what they created.

Tinkering

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Safe Transportation Announcement

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students:

The safety of all our students is our priority as they move to/from Wood Middle School.

We want to remind the students of safely riding their bike, scooters and ...more

What is Happening at WMS?


 

Wood Middle School Creates an “Everyone Belongs Here” Mural




In response to the district wide, “Everyone Belongs Here” event on Nov 16, Wood Middle School students created a 20’ mural on campus. This project was spearheaded by Lindsey Shepard, WMS art ...more

Cookie Dough Delivery

Thank you so much for participating in the Otis Spunkmeyer fundraiser for WMS.

 The pick-up date is next week on December 13th from 2:30pm to 4pm in front of the main entrance

 Please make sure that you pick up the order on that date – the school doesn't have the storage to hold your order.

 Here are the names of the winners for the ticket drawings: Christine Cheung, Mandy Li, Jessica Drake, Ashley Tan, Evan Lu, Romeo Nguyen, Sayed Hasimi, Phathaneeya Soe, Erica Moore and Marcella Welter.  Some of them had multiple tickets and won multiple prizes!  Congrats and enjoy the prizes!

 Also, thank you very much to all the volunteers who helped with this fundraiser.

 Wood Middle School PTA

 

Minute to Win it FUNdraiser!

Wood Middle School PTA’s first Minute to Win It FUNdraiser is Friday, December 9th from 6pm-8pm at Wood Middle School.  This is a fun event with activities, challenges and food for students, their families and friends, and staff.  Lots of volunteers are needed to make it a success.  Sign-up for as many shifts as you’d like.  Parents, family members, friends, older siblings, and high school students are all welcome to volunteer.

Thanks so much for your support!

AEF Night with the Warriors!


 

STEAM NIGHT Nov. 9th, 2016

WMS Parent Information Nights & Tour Dates

WMS Parent Information Nights & Tour Dates

Parent Info Night - Nov. 9, 2016

WEB Leaders host 6th Grade Orientation

Check out Wood Middle School featured on Stopwaste.org!

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-Special Congressional Recognition of outstanding and invaluable service for the community as an Ocean Guardian School  by Representative Sam Farr

-NOAA Ocean Guardian Award for our Exemplary Efforts as a guardian of Our Oceans
 

News

12/7/16


 

8th Grade Information Night for the Class of 2021:  Thursday, December 8th at 6:30pm in the Cafeteria.  For more information, please contact Tracy Allegrotti at:

tallegrotti@alameda.k12.ca.us.

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12/7/16

Local Families can Receive Free Toys from Alameda Firefighters Program

 

Alameda families who need help covering holiday expenses can receive toys and gift cards for their children this month through the Alameda Firefighters Toy Program.

 

The program is a partnership between the Alameda Collaborative for Children, Youth, and their Families (ACCYF), Alameda Food Bank, Alameda Red Cross Youth, Alameda firefighters, and other community organizations.  Families can sign up to receive age-appropriate toys for children aged 0-12 and gift cards for youth aged 13-16 at the Alameda Food Bank.

 

The deadline for signing up to receive toys is December 14.

 

Families who wish to donate to the program have until December 16 to place new, unwrapped toys in boxes placed at more than three dozen sites around the city (see list below). Organizers of the program say they especially need crafts, sports balls, and other items for older children.

 

 

Donation boxes are available at the Alameda Unified School District’s office and every school site, as well as:

 

 

  • Alameda Fire Dept. Station 1, 2401 Encinal Ave.
  • Alameda Fire Dept. Station 2, 635 Pacific Ave.
  • Alameda Fire Dept. Station 3, 1703 Grand St.
  • Alameda Fire Dept. Station 4, 2595 Mecartney Rd.
  • Alameda City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Ave.
  • Alameda Police Department, 1555 Oak St.
  • Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St.
  • Alameda Recreation & Park Dept., 2226 Santa Clara Ave.
  • Alameda Municipal Power, 2000 Grand St.
  • Alameda Chamber of Commerce, 2215-A South Shore Dr.  (South Shore Center)
  • Alameda Hospital (Use Oak St. Entrance)
  • Bank of Marin, 2130 Otis Dr. and 1416 Park St.
  • Child Unique Montessori, 2226 Encinal Ave.
  • Coffee & Tea Traders, 883 Island Dr. (Harbor Bay Landing Shopping Center)
  • First Community Bank, Nob Hill Foods, 2531 Blanding Ave.
  • Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave.
  • McGee’s Bar & Grill, 1645 Park St.
  • Rising Star Montessori, 1421 High St.
  • Toy Safari, 1401 Park St.
  • Tucker's Ice Cream, 1349 Park St                                                                                         

 

 

The Alameda Welfare Council, Alameda Community Fund, Rotary Club of Alameda, Bay Ship & Yacht, Bank of Marin, First Community Bank, Alameda Police Foundation, ACI, and Tuckers Ice Cream have provided Target gift cards for teenagers.

 

“Once again, I am amazed and inspired by the generosity that Alamedans show toward their fellow community members,” says Superintendent Sean McPhetridge.  “I hope that all Alameda families who could use a helping hand this season sign up for this program, as well as explore the programs offered at the food bank.”

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12/5/16

This Saturday is great Henry Haight Garden Community Service Hour opportunity!

Show up this Saturday from 10am to 2pm to earn 4 quick hours with friends while working in their community garden.

 

Sign-ups are in the main hallway. If you’re an 8th grader with less than 20 hours-you need to be there! Please bring a cup for drinks and a dish to share if you can (not mandatory).

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Calendar 2016-17

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Today: 12/8/16
8:15 AM Incoming 9th grade school tour
6:30 PM Encinal 9th Grade Information Night!!!!!
7:00 PM PTA Meeting
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What is STEAM?

STEAM is a way to teach how all things relate to each other, in school and in life. It’s more fun than traditional learning styles and makes more sense to all types of learners because it is based on ...more

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Congratulations Wood Science Department and Students!

Everyone Belongs Here

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Common Core (CAASPP) Updates

Looking for information about the Common Core tests your students took last spring? AUSD’s "Common Core Assessments" web page offers a wealth of information on the California Assessment of Student ...more